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    Devon/Cornwall Perl Mongers Tech Talks

    Journal written by TeeJay (2309) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.08 12:24   Printer-friendly
    I'm pleased to announce the First Devon and Cornwall Perl Mongers Technical Meeting, on the 17th of May at The Waterfront, West Hoe, Plymouth, Devon. It should start about 7pm with Talks starting between 7:15 and 7:30.

    I'll be doing a couple of Talks on a new Scheduler, and Maypole, hopefully we'll have some talks from other local perl mongers and we'll have guests from Birmingham.pm on their world tour.

    10 Years of The Perl Conference

    Journal written by chromatic (983) and posted by davorg on 2006.05.05 4:06   Printer-friendly

    chromatic writes: Rumor has it that this year's combined OSCON/TPC will be the tenth anniversary of The Perl Conference. O'Reilly would like to do something special to commemorate this event.

    Do you have an interesting story about any TPC you attended? How about a cool photograph or some swag? I'll sift through any submissions and choose the best ones. This is a work project, so send me e-mail to chromatic at oreilly dot com or reply.

    Call for Venue--YAPC::NA::2007

    posted by davorg on 2006.05.05 4:04   Printer-friendly
    cbrandtbuffalo writes "The call for venue for YAPC::NA::2007 is officially out. All the details are available on The Perl Foundation's news site. Start working on those bids!"

    Summer of Code accepting applications

    posted by Robrt on 2006.05.03 11:16   Printer-friendly
    muttley writes "Google's Summer of Code is now accepting applications. There is a list of Perl ideas and more information."

    This Week on perl5-porters - 24-30 April 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.05.03 8:21   Printer-friendly
    Lots of work consting, compiling and testing perl this week.

    News: Catalyst Project Changes

    posted by davorg on 2006.05.03 2:36   Printer-friendly

    Adam Kennedy has announced some major changes to the Catalyst project team. The largest one is that the project founder, Sebastian Riedel, has left the core development team. He will be working on a new framework called Woodstock.

    Adam's full announcement is available online.

    Perlcast: Jifty

    Journal written by jmcada (5846) and posted by Robrt on 2006.05.03 1:42   Printer-friendly
    The latest interview on Perlcast is with Jesse Vincent about the Jifty web framework that he and a group of other Perl hackers are working on. Jifty takes a stance quite opposite of the Catalyst framework. Listen in to find out why Jesse thinks that less options might be better.

    YAPC::Europe::2006 - The Venue

    posted by KM on 2006.05.02 8:33   Printer-friendly
    barbie writes "Welcome to our fourth official bulletin from the organizers of the 2006 YAPC::Europe Perl Conference in Birmingham.

    Read more about the chosen YAPC::Europe::2006 venue...

    Features: Getting to Know Volity

    posted by jjohn on 2006.05.01 9:05   Printer-friendly
    Recently, I had a chance to talk to the developers behind Volity, an open source P2P gaming platform built with a lot of Perl and Java (yes, the two can play nicely together). The Volity client, Gamut version 0.3.4, was just released. If you are a game developer are looking for a new platform or you are a gamer looking for looking for a more "board game"-like experience, learn what volity can do for you.

    YAPC::NA Early Registration Ending

    Journal written by jmcada (5846) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.30 22:25   Printer-friendly
    Early registration for YAPC::NA 2006 ends today. Sign up now to get the $85 discounted registration fee and reserve a spot in one of the tutorial session.

    Class::CGI mailing list

    Journal written by Ovid (2709) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.27 11:59   Printer-friendly
    I have just set up an email list for Class::CGI. If you're interested in using Class::CGI, have design discussions, wish to contribute patches, etc., then please sign up for the list. Development is ongoing and I look forward to having others have a role in the evolution of this module.

    Meeting Announcements: Nordic Perl Workshop 2006 - Call for Papers

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.27 9:57   Printer-friendly
    larsh writes "The midnight (00:01 UTC) of May 1st deadline for submissions of talks to the Nordic Perl Workshop 2006 is approaching. The workshop will be held in Oslo, Norway, on the 15th and 16th of June, 2006. The main topic of this year's workshop is "Managing Complexity."

    DFW.pm May Technical Meeting

    Journal written by Mr. Muskrat (4572) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.26 21:27   Printer-friendly
    The Dallas/Fort Worth Perl Mongers are pleased to announce that brian d foy will presenting at the technical meeting on May 23rd. It will be held at nerdbooks.com, 1681 Firman Drive, Richardson, TX 75081 and will begin at 6:30 pm. brian will be presenting the chapter entitled "The Magic of Tied Variables" from his upcoming book "Mastering Perl".

    A social will more than likely be held afterwards at a seperate location (to be announced).

    YAPC::NA Schedule

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.26 13:44   Printer-friendly
    jmcada writes "We've just released the YAPC::NA 2006 schedule on the conference website. This year there will be four rooms of talks going on for the three days of the conference. We are lucky enough to have both Larry Wall and Damian Conway giving keynote addresses. Of course, there will be a lot of Perl 6, Pugs, and Parrot talks, was well as the usual barrage of Perl 5 goodness.

    Some other items of interest that aren't on the schedule include a Perl 6 hack-a-thon immediately following the conference, as well as, open classes taught by Damian Conway, brian d foy, and Randal Schwartz. You can find out more at the YAPC Chicago website.

    See you this summer!"

    This Week on perl5-porters - 17-23 April 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.04.26 11:07   Printer-friendly
    Welcome to this week's P5P summary, with all sorts of interesting new stuff on regular expressions, threads and other improvements.

    Meeting Announcements: Dutch Perl Workshop publishes schedule

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.25 8:03   Printer-friendly
    markov writes "The third Dutch Perl Workshop will take place on May 17th. The progam for the day has just been released. Amongst many dutch speakers, Leopold Tötsch will inform us about the latest Parrot developments. Although the main conference language is Dutch, the meeting may still be nice to attent for visitors of SANE 2006 (Europe's version of USENIX) or the Free Software Bazaar which happen at the same day in the same building."

    News: Artistic License 2.0 public review

    posted by jesse on 2006.04.20 16:01   Printer-friendly
    Allison writes "Part of the Perl 6 RFC process in 2000 identified the need to update the Artistic License (RFCs 211 and 346). From 2000-2001, a group of interested Perl users on the perl6-licenses mailing list worked on a first draft of an updated Artistic License. In 2003, The Perl Foundation started an extensive review process with independent legal counsel and with a representative sample of companies and organizations who use and distribute Perl. We're starting the final stage now: a public review open to all.

    The goal of the license update is to preserve Larry Wall's original intent, while making the meaning clearer both to lawyers and to users. We've also added a Contributor License Agreement to document the relationship between contributors, users, and TPF. You'll find the latest drafts of the Artistic 2.0 and the Contributor License Agreement in the legal section of the TPF website.

    If you have any questions or comments, or just want to follow the conversation, please subscribe to the mailing list by sending a message to artistic2-subscribe {at} perl {dot} org.

    After 5 years of work, we're excited to reach this point. Thanks to everyone who contributed along the way!"

    The Perl Review interviews Allison Randal

    Journal written by brian_d_foy (44) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.20 14:19   Printer-friendly
    The Perl Review interviews Allison Randal about being an O'Reilly editor, running (formerly) TPF, creating Parrot, and her latest venture, Onyx Neon Press.

    This Fortnight on perl5-porters - 3-16 April 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.04.20 3:30   Printer-friendly
    The porters concentrate on the Coverity reports, cleaning up a collection of crazy, curious and crufty code constructs.

    Meeting Announcements: Birmingham.pm April Technical Meeting

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.19 11:31   Printer-friendly
    barbie writes "Birmingham Perl Mongers are pleased to announce their April technical meeting featuring 'Project Splinescan' by Andrew Lewis and the '2006 World Tour - April Update' by Barbie on Wednesday 26th April 2006 from 6pm onwards
    at O'Neills, 90 Hurst Street, The Arcadian Centre, Birmingham."
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